Scope of consolidation

The consolidated interim financial statements of the LANXESS Group include the parent company LANXESS AG along with all of its domestic and foreign subsidiaries.

 
 
  EMEA (excl. Germany) Germany North America Latin America Asia-Pacific Total
 
Fully consolidated companies (incl. parent company)            
Jan. 1, 2014 23 12 5 5 20 65
Retirements   (1)       (1)
Mergers         (1) (1)
Changes in scope of consolidation         (1) (1)
March 31, 2014 23 11 5 5 18 62
             
Consolidated associates and
jointly controlled entities
           
Jan. 1, 2014   2       2
Changes           0
March 31, 2014 0 2 0 0 0 2
             
Non-consolidated companies           10
Jan. 1, 2014 2 2 1 3 2 0
Changes           1
Changes in scope of consolidation         1 11
March 31, 2014 2 2 1 3 3  
             
Total            
Jan. 1, 2014 25 16 6 8 22 77
Retirements   (1)       (1)
Mergers         (1) (1)
Changes in scope of consolidation         0 0
March 31, 2014 25 15 6 8 21 75
  

In addition, two special purpose entities in the EMEA (excluding Germany) region are included in the consolidated interim financial statements.

As of March 31, 2014, there were no adjustments to the purchase price allocations for PCTS Specialty Chemicals Pte. Ltd., Singapore, which was acquired on April 5, 2013, or the phosphorus chemicals business of Thermphos France S.A.R.L., Epierre, France, which was acquired on September 14, 2013. Details of these acquisitions and their effects on the LANXESS Group’s consolidated statement of financial position are provided in the notes to the consolidated financial statements as of December 31, 2013, under the heading “Companies consolidated”.

Nexachem Trading (Qingdao) Co., Ltd., Qingdao, China, was deconsolidated in the reporting period due to its immateriality for the LANXESS Group. In addition, LANXESS sold all the shares of Perlon-Monofil GmbH, Dormagen, Germany, effective March 19, 2014. These changes had no material impact on the LANXESS Group’s financial position or results of operations.